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BSc in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (with integrated year in industry) (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Course Description

Explore the fundamentals of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) here at Aberystwyth University - with an Integrated Industrial and Professional Training Year to jump start your career prospects, upon successful completion. 

The degree itself, which is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, allows you to develop the skills needed to solve complex problems that include analysis, design, solution choice and implementation.

You will be equipped with the appropriate skills for any typical job in the software industry. However, the AI emphasis will give you the head start in job areas of autonomy, AI, medical and/or bioinformatics tasks, computational intelligence, commercial/business programming of softbot applications, intelligent controllers and more.

  • Employability embedded in the structure of this degree
  • This degree is accredited by the BCS (the Chartered Institute for IT) on behalf of the Engineering Council, which gives you a head start when you enter the competitive job market
  • The department will give you access to dedicated Linux, Mac OS X laboratories and central servers
  • You will be taught by lecturers who have close links with the industry and software engineering conferences
  • Students on this course will have access to robotic equipment including arduinos, mobile robots and sailing robots

Explore the fundamentals of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) here at Aberystwyth University - with an Integrated Industrial and Professional Training Year to jump start your career prospects, upon successful completion.  The degree itself, which is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) on behalf of the Engineering Council, allows you...

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Course Content

In your first year you may be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Computer Infrastructure
  • Web development
  • Problems + solutions

In your second year you may discover:

  • C and C++ and Environments
  • Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry i.e. project manager, designer etc, you will be required to produce a working software product, following best current industrial practice at every stage.
  • Robotics and Embedded Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data structures and Algorithms

In your third year, you may be taking part in your work placement:

  • This with the assistance of the department.  By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace.
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation.

In your final year, you will undertake:

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Machine Learning
  • The development of Internet based applications
  • Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you
  • A range of further electives to specialise in areas of your choice

In your first year you may be introduced to: Programming Computer Infrastructure Web development Problems + solutions In your second year you may discover: C and C++ and Environments Our software development lifecycle module. This module will allow you to take a...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-26 European Baccalaureate:

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